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Deron Williams Will Undergo Surgery on Both Ankles

Deron Williams is all smiles after winning Eastern Conference Player of the Week (photo by Jazz Johnson)


The Brooklyn Nets announced that Deron Williams will undergo surgery on both ankles minutes ago.  Below is the presa release.

“Brooklyn, NY –  Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams is scheduled to undergo surgery on both ankles on Tuesday, May 27, General Manager Billy King announced today.  The surgery will be performed by Nets’ foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Martin O’Malley.


“Deron will undergo surgery on both ankles next Tuesday,” said Dr. O’Malley.  “He will have a bone chip removed from his right ankle, and the left ankle will have an arthroscopic cleanout with removal of spurs from both the front and back of the ankle.  Deron is expected to make a full recovery.”


Williams appeared in 64 games this season, averaging 14.3 points, 6.1 assists, 2.6 rebounds and a career-best 1.45 steals in 32.2 minutes per game.  He missed 18 games due to injury, including 16 games due to a sprained left ankle.”


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